Hurstwic, LLC
Research and Training in the Combat Methods of the Viking Era

Hurstwic, LLC provides training services and related merchandise related to the research and practice of Viking-age combat as embodied in the innovative Hurstwic® Viking Combat Training system.

Join us in our research and practice of the Fighting Moves of the Vikings.

Hurstwic is running a Kickstarter campaign to help fund our next DVD project
The Final Battle of Grettir the Strong.

Check out our cool Viking-themed rewards and become a backer!

Hurstwic's new DVD
The Final Battle of Gísli Súrsson
is now available directly from Hurstwic, or from Amazon and from other vendors.

Learn more about the DVD and watch a preview.

Check out our behind-the-scenes photo album while we were on location in Iceland to shoot the DVD.

Hurstwic's Old Norse Boot Camp
will be offered on Saturday and Sunday April 11 and 12
at Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, USA

Learn the ancient language of the sagas and eddas
in an intensive 2-day introductory class.

Viking axe combat
Hurstwic viking combat training

• Training

Practice and learn the fighting moves of the Vikings in our regular training sessions, or in our occasional workshops and classes, taught at the Hurstwic training facility in Millbury, MA, USA. Learn more and join us in our practice.

Hurstwic web articles

• Viking-age History, Culture, and Society

Learn more about Viking-age topics using on-line articles and other documents created by Hurstwic. Whether you are a scholar, a student, or just have a casual curiosity about Vikings, we think you'll find something of interest here.

Hurstwic activities

• News, Notes, and Upcoming Events

Get the latest news on Hurstwic activities and events. Read the latest Hurstwic newsletter here, which is published on an irregular basis.

Hurstwic training DVD

• Training Materials

Use our training materials in your own training, including the Hurstwic® Viking Combat Training series of DVDs. Learn more, watch a preview, and buy them now from Hurstwic, LLC, or from Amazon and other vendors.

And be sure to wear your official Hurstwic t-shirt while training or while watching the DVDs!

Hurstwic's story - the saga of Hurstwic

• The Saga of Hurstwic

Read our story about Hurstwic came to be: the Saga of Hurstwic.

Hurstwic affiliate and study groups

• Affiliate and Study Group Programs

We offer programs so that your school, club, or group can use the Hurstwic® Viking Combat Training system for your training, even if you are located far from our home base. Learn more and become an affiliate or a study group.

We Are Hurstwic

A YouTube video introduction to our goals, mission, and activities.

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Last update: 18-March-2015
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